Posts Tagged ‘amazon’

Coffee comes to Northeast Thailand, Diabetes Too.

amazonFor years Nescafe with sugar and powdered milk pre-installed was what passed for coffee in Isaan and the rest of Thailand. I spent years eplaining the cafe was the French word for coffee and Nes was the French word for Not Hence Nescafe not coffee. Along came Makro, then Big C  and Tesco Lotus Instant Coffees like Moccono and others appeared, decent Instant Coffees arrived minus the pre-installed sugar and milk powder. Job done at home, but most restauranrs and hotels continued to flof Not Coffee. Amazon Coffee came along,a welcome arrival around the region, Then that Seattle monster Starbucks landed with its barristas and mocha latte pooper grandes and whatever else and too my mind outa sight prices. The like wine, real coffee and coffee shops landed in Thailand Family run business, some store front, in the shop house and some in dedicated premises.,,,

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From Tom’s Desk, Anart GoPro Clone, Veterans Administration, Governement

I bought the Anart GoPro clone on sale at Amazon as well as a pile of attachments that came with it for well under 3,000 Baht. As you can see in the video  there is a bit of a fisheye effect, but the video is clear and the quality good.
I am not surprised at the complete screwup inflicted on me By the Department of Veterans Affairs, and totally grateful to the Disabled Americans Veterans for rooting out the screwup.

As bad as government is in the US it is nothing as bad as in many other countries to include Thailand

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Google and the Geezer the Android Adventure Continues

The Android Adventure is a whole lot different in the U.S.. Finding prices and shopping from home are a whole new world. Searching prices is unlike anything home in Thailand. Prices can vary at least 20 percent from retail to places like Amazon.
Selection makes thing even more confusing speakers, earphones, covers, keyboards. Even going on line and searching reviews and all that could make a person crazy.
And my first encounter with Google Nexus…

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PTT service centers and Amazon Coffee Shops Northeast Thailand

The PTT service centers scattered throughout northeast Thailand provide clean restrooms, 7/11s and in many cases Amazon Coffee Shops which provide much needed caffeine fixes while on the road. They also often provide a video opportunity like this one on the edge of Kosum Phisai in Mahasarakham.

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PTT service centers and Amazon Coffee Shops Northeast Thailand

PTT Service Center, Mancha Kiri, Khon Kaen

This facility is conveniently located in a rural tourist area and on one of the routes to Chaiaphum Province. Clean with plenty of parking and a cold Amazon coffee if you want one

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PTT Service Center, Mancha Kiri, Khon Kaen